By Tim Hunt
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About this blog: I am a native of Alameda County, grew up in Pleasanton and currently live in the house I grew up in that is more than 100 years old. I spent 39 years in the daily newspaper business and wrote a column for more than 25 years in add... (More)
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Talking historical hops with Otis Nostrand
Nov 26, 2019 10:04 am
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If you ever have the chance to hear Eric “Otis” Nostrand talk about the history of hops in Pleasanton, jump at the opportunity.
Otis spoke to the Pleasanton... More
Two key water studies launched this month
Jan 23, 2020 10:07 am
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Two major studies that directly effect the quality and cost of the Tri-Valley’s drinking water got underway this month.
In Sacramento, the Newsom Administration... More
Obituaries strike close to home in this season.
Nov 19, 2019 8:15 am
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In my season of life, reading obituaries has become personal. Earlier, it was reading about parents of friends from my youth who were passing. Now, it’s contemporaries.
Dublin council stays the course with inside hire
Sep 24, 2019 7:59 am
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The Dublin City Council followed a well-established pattern when it moved immediately to replace retiring City Manager Chris Foss with Assistant City Manager Linda... More
Rounding up thoughts between planned outages
Oct 29, 2019 8:26 am
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Earlier this month, I received a routine promotional email from the Dublin Ranch Golf Course that seemingly contained good news—lower rates.
Perry Lee,... More